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AgEducation Resources – March is Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month and Nutrition Month

March is downright serendipitous! Agriculture Literacy Month is about helping students learn about agriculture and food. And Nutrition Month is all about discovering the ingredients for a healthier future. What better pairing could we offer?!

Introducing Ontario grains

From Good in Every Grain for students aged 12-18, a worksheet that explains grains and explore sustainability on Ontario grain farms.

Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month

Agriculture Canada presents Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month (CALM) with resources, virtual field trips, live-streamed events and online activities for K to 12 students. Don’t miss the 11 farms of the Great Canadian Farm Tour!

Ingenium field trips

Under the Ingenium brand, the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum provides a series of virtual field trips that let your student explore different aspects of agriculture. Review what they’ve learned about life below the soil or look forward to spring by studying the life cycle and needs of bees.

Farm Food 360o

Take a virtual tour of a working Ontario grain farm and meet farm families who explain what they do and all the work that has to be done to turn grain into food for people or animals, ethanol, bioplastics and more.

Sustainable Solutions

Video from Good in Every Grain. Meet an Ontario grain farmer who explains how farmers protect the soil by limiting tillage and growing cover crops.

Healthy Kids Quest

This flexible program for students in grades 1 to 3 provides PDF activity sheets, with curriculum links and learning objectives, and instructions on six themes. All are available to download for free!

Healthy Kids Quest

This flexible program for students in grades 1 to 3 provides PDF activity sheets, with curriculum links and learning objectives, and instructions on six themes. All are available to download for free!

Ingredients for a healthier tomorrow

Although this guide is aimed at dietitians, its information and resources are suitable for middle and high school students for discussing sustainable food systems, food security, food literacy and food sovereignty in Canada.

Grains in Our Life

Video from Good in Every Grain. See the many uses for grains, from ingredients for nutritious foods to crayons and hand sanitizer.

Celebrate Nutrition Month

A recipe e-book to share with students’ families offering 15 nutritious recipes. From dietitians across Canada.

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